Project Manager II – IT Security & Risk (S&R) in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 8/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Region:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2020

Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations

 

Under general supervision, the Project Manager II – IT Security & Risk (S&R) plans, directs, and coordinates activities of S&R projects to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the specified time frame and funding parameters.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs primarily medium to large-scale, complex S&R projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents.
  • Builds collaborative relationships with project stakeholders and project team members
  • Directly manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with department leadership in a matrix environment.
  • Ensures project results are clearly articulated within scope and delivered business benefits are of the highest caliber.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved and time, cost and quality parameters are met.
  • Performs resource capacity analysis and resource plan management in partnership with department leadership.
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in briefing stakeholders in aspects of project progress related to work completion, scope, cost and quality.
  • Prepares and manages all project related management plans in support of obtaining business benefits.
  • Ensures flexibility in their use of project management methodology based on the project requirements (Agile, Waterfall, or a hybrid).
  • Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
  • Makes good decisions in ambiguous situations and provides stakeholders with recommendations and contingency plans.
  • Represents the project in various project governance and inter-department forums.
  • Publishes scheduled project status reports.
  • Facilitates the procurement and sourcing process by defining deliverables, managing procurement team tasks, and ensuring negotiation activities are tracked and documented.
  • Is a mentor and coach to team members.
  • Will define project schedule templates inclusive of project schedules, risk logs, issue logs, etc. for use by the Security and Risk segment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • This position requires at least three consecutive years of project management experience to include package implementation and support of complex business and technology projects.
  • Some consulting project management experience is preferred.
  • Must have sound business and technical acumen. Project Managers must understand the fundamental concepts of the modern day technical environment;
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management Methodologies (PMI, Prince 2, etc) and SDLC methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Kanban, etc);
  • Retail/Business background and a proven ability to inspire teamwork, earn trust, facilitate collaboration and remove barriers to ensure project delivery.
  • Project Management best practices including communication, budget, cost, schedule, risk, change and quality management.
  • Contract review and vendor negotiation is also required.
  • Demonstrated experience of planning tools such as Jira beneficial

Educational Requirements:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field.
  • PMP Certification, Prince2 or equivalent Project Management certification preferred or attained within six (6) months

Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.

Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary.